Women’s Ministry

UMW

What is the United Methodist Women?

United Methodist Women is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership organization where women like you grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children, and youth thrive. United Methodist Women is celebrated as the women’s ministry of the United Methodist Church.

What does United Methodist Women do?

Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and international projects and partners improving the lives of women, children and youth with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, and financial gifts.

WHO ARE WE?

WE ARE

Members are women like you: women of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds; employed and unemployed; women with disabilities, housewives, and business-women; single, married, widowed, and divorced women, teen women, young women, middle-aged women, multicultural women, and retired women committed to the mission.

OUR PURPOSE

The organized unit of the United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the Church

CURRENT CIRCLES

MRYTIE POOLE CIRCLE

The earliest UMW group at CFUMC welcomes new members and visitors. Meetings start with coffee and fellowship and include a program. Projects are focused on missions.

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM

For more information, contact Mary Ann Mason, 770-354-9119 or waltsr65@yahoo.com

MARY-MARTHA CIRCLE

An active group of women, this circle offers a wide variety of programs at their meetings including a local mission project.

Meets: 4th Tuesday of the month (except July, November, & December) at 10:00 AM

For more information, contact Linda Vasenius, 770-888-0232 or lindaavco@yahoo.com

NAOMI-RUTH CIRCLE

This group is a blend of women of all ages who gather for Christian fellowship and outreach to the community. Childcare is provided when arranged in advance.

Meets: 2nd Monday of the month (October thru May) at 9:30 AM

For more information, contact Becky McDougal, 770-888-6068 or beckymcdougal@gmail.com

NIGHTINGALES CIRCLE

Members are women in search of Bible study and new friendships. Although most members work during the day, we welcome anyone for whom evening meetings are the best fit. Childcare is provided when arranged in advance.

Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month (September thru May) at 7:00 PM

For more information, contact Meri Munce, 770-889-2347 or merimunce@yahoo.com

THE HAPPY KNOTTERS

This group meets to make blankets to provide a source of comfort, warmth, and love to patients entering the NGMC hospice unit. They also make “Memory Bears” for families of patients who have experienced a death.

Meets: Last Saturday of some months, 10:00 AM – Noon

For more information, contact: Glenda Thurmond at samglen63@comcast.net or 901-351-6365

If you have any questions, contact Meri Munce, UMW president: merimunce@yahoo.com or 770-889-2347